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63 Bible Verses about The church

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1 Corinthians 5:12

For what have I to do with also judging those who are outside? Don't you judge those who are within?

1 Corinthians 14:34

let your wives keep silent in the assemblies, for it has not been permitted for them to speak; but let them be in subjection, as the law also says.

1 Corinthians 7:17

Only, as the Lord has distributed to each man, as God has called each, so let him walk. So I command in all the assemblies.

1 Corinthians 14:5

Now I desire to have you all speak with other languages, but rather that you would prophesy. For he is greater who prophesies than he who speaks with other languages, unless he interprets, that the assembly may be built up.

Romans 16:16

Greet one another with a holy kiss. The assemblies of Christ greet you.

1 Corinthians 14:4

He who speaks in another language edifies himself, but he who prophesies edifies the assembly.

Acts 11:26

When he had found him, he brought him to Antioch. It happened, that for a whole year they were gathered together with the assembly, and taught many people. The disciples were first called Christians in Antioch.

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Armies » Illustrative of » The church

Song of Songs 6:10

Who is she who looks forth as the morning, beautiful as the moon, clear as the sun, and awesome as an army with banners?

Daniel 8:10-13

It grew great, even to the army of the sky; and some of the army and of the stars it cast down to the ground, and trampled on them. Yes, it magnified itself, even to the prince of the army; and it took away from him the continual [burnt offering], and the place of his sanctuary was cast down. The army was given over [to it] together with the continual [burnt offering] through disobedience; and it cast down truth to the ground, and it did [its pleasure] and prospered. read more.
Then I heard a holy one speaking; and another holy one said to that certain one who spoke, How long shall be the vision [concerning] the continual [burnt offering], and the disobedience that makes desolate, to give both the sanctuary and the army to be trodden under foot?

Song of Songs 6:4

You are beautiful, my love, as Tirzah, lovely as Jerusalem, awesome as an army with banners.

Candlestick » Illustrative of » The church

Revelation 1:20

the mystery of the seven stars which you saw in my right hand, and the seven golden lampstands. The seven stars are the angels of the seven assemblies. The seven lampstands are seven assemblies.

Revelation 1:13

And among the lampstands was one like a son of man, clothed with a robe reaching down to his feet, and with a golden sash around his chest.

The church » Unity of

1 Corinthians 10:17

Because there is one loaf of bread, we, who are many, are one body; for we all partake of the one loaf of bread.

The church » God defends

Psalm 89:18

For our shield belongs to Yahweh; our king to the Holy One of Israel.

Isaiah 4:5

Yahweh will create over the whole habitation of Mount Zion, and over her assemblies, a cloud and smoke by day, and the shining of a flaming fire by night; for over all the glory will be a canopy.

Isaiah 49:25

But thus says Yahweh, "Even the captives of the mighty shall be taken away, and the prey of the terrible shall be delivered; for I will contend with him who contends with you, and I will save your children.

The church » Christ, the foundation-stone of

1 Peter 2:4-5

coming to him, a living stone, rejected indeed by men, but chosen by God, precious. You also, as living stones, are built up as a spiritual house, to be a holy priesthood, to offer up spiritual sacrifices, acceptable to God through Jesus Christ.

The church » Extent of, predicted

Isaiah 2:2

It shall happen in the latter days, that the mountain of Yahweh's house shall be established on the top of the mountains, and shall be raised above the hills; and all nations shall flow to it.

Daniel 2:34-35

You saw until a stone was cut out without hands, which struck the image on its feet that were of iron and clay, and broke them in pieces. Then was the iron, the clay, the brass, the silver, and the gold, broken in pieces together, and became like the chaff of the summer threshing floors; and the wind carried them away, so that no place was found for them: and the stone that struck the image became a great mountain, and filled the whole earth.

Ezekiel 17:22-24

Thus says the Lord Yahweh: I will also take of the lofty top of the cedar, and will set it; I will crop off from the topmost of its young twigs a tender one, and I will plant it on a high and lofty mountain: in the mountain of the height of Israel will I plant it; and it shall bring forth boughs, and bear fruit, and be a goodly cedar: and under it shall dwell all birds of every wing; in the shade of its branches shall they dwell. All the trees of the field shall know that I, Yahweh, have brought down the high tree, have exalted the low tree, have dried up the green tree, and have made the dry tree to flourish; I, Yahweh, have spoken and have done it.

The church » Purchased by the blood of Christ

The church » Is edified by the word

1 Corinthians 14:4

He who speaks in another language edifies himself, but he who prophesies edifies the assembly.

1 Corinthians 14:13

Therefore let him who speaks in another language pray that he may interpret.

The church » Sanctified and cleansed by Christ

Ephesians 5:26-27

that he might sanctify it, having cleansed it by the washing of water with the word, that he might present the assembly to himself gloriously, not having spot or wrinkle or any such thing; but that it should be holy and without blemish.

The church » Loved by Christ

The church » The wicked persecute

Acts 8:1-3

Saul was consenting to his death. A great persecution arose against the assembly which was in Jerusalem in that day. They were all scattered abroad throughout the regions of Judea and Samaria, except for the apostles. Devout men buried Stephen, and lamented greatly over him. But Saul ravaged the assembly, entering into every house, and dragged both men and women off to prison.

1 Thessalonians 2:14-15

For you, brothers, became imitators of the assemblies of God which are in Judea in Christ Jesus; for you also suffered the same things from your own countrymen, even as they did from the Jews; who killed both the Lord Jesus and their own prophets, and drove us out, and didn't please God, and are contrary to all men;

The church » Believers continually added to, by the lord

Acts 2:27

because you will not leave my soul in Hades, neither will you allow your Holy One to see decay.

The church » God provides ministers for

Ephesians 4:11-12

He gave some to be apostles; and some, prophets; and some, evangelists; and some, shepherds and teachers; for the perfecting of the saints, to the work of serving, to the building up of the body of Christ;

The church » The body of Christ

The church » The object of the grace of God

2 Corinthians 8:1

Moreover, brothers, we make known to you the grace of God which has been given in the assemblies of Macedonia;

The church » Christ, the head of

The church » Glorious

The church » Subject to Christ

Ephesians 5:24

But as the assembly is subject to Christ, so let the wives also be to their own husbands in everything.

The church » Saints baptized into, by one spirit

The church » Not to be despised

1 Corinthians 11:22

What, don't you have houses to eat and to drink in? Or do you despise God's assembly, and put them to shame who don't have? What shall I tell you? Shall I praise you? In this I don't praise you.

The church » Defiling of, will be punished

The church » Clothed in righteousness

The church » Glory to be ascribed to God by

The church » Displays the wisdom of God

Ephesians 3:10

to the intent that now through the assembly the manifold wisdom of God might be made known to the principalities and the powers in the heavenly places,

The church » Belongs to God

The church » Elect

1 Peter 5:13

She who is in Babylon, chosen together with you, greets you; and so does Mark, my son.

The church » Shews forth the praises of God

Isaiah 60:6

The multitude of camels shall cover you, the dromedaries of Midian and Ephah; all they from Sheba shall come; they shall bring gold and frankincense, and shall proclaim the praises of Yahweh.

The church » Ministers commanded to feed

Palm trees » Illustrative of » The church

Song of Songs 7:7-8

This, your stature, is like a palm tree, your breasts like its fruit. I said, "I will climb up into the palm tree. I will take hold of its fruit." Let your breasts be like clusters of the vine, the smell of your breath like apples, Beloved

spiritual Peace » Promised to » The church

Isaiah 66:12

For thus says Yahweh, "Behold, I will extend peace to her like a river, and the glory of the nations like an overflowing stream: and you will nurse. You will be carried on her side, and will be dandled on her knees.

Pillars » Illustrative of » The church

Intercessory prayer » Should be offered up for » The church

Isaiah 62:6-7

I have set watchmen on your walls, Jerusalem; they shall never hold their peace day nor night: you who call on Yahweh, take no rest, and give him no rest, until he establishes, and until he makes Jerusalem a praise in the earth.

Protection » Is afforded to » The church

Zechariah 2:4-5

and said to him, "Run, speak to this young man, saying, 'Jerusalem will be inhabited as villages without walls, because of the multitude of men and livestock in it. For I,' says Yahweh, 'will be to her a wall of fire around it, and I will be the glory in the midst of her.

The roe » Illustrative of » The church

Song of Songs 4:5

Your two breasts are like two fawns that are twins of a roe, which feed among the lilies.

Song of Songs 7:3

Your two breasts are like two fawns, that are twins of a roe.

Showbread » Illustrative of » The church

1 Corinthians 10:17

Because there is one loaf of bread, we, who are many, are one body; for we all partake of the one loaf of bread.

Topics on The church

Arrogance, In The Church

2 Corinthians 12:20

For I am afraid that by any means, when I come, I might find you not the way I want to, and that I might be found by you as you don't desire; that by any means there would be strife, jealousy, outbursts of anger, factions, slander, whisperings, proud thoughts, riots;

Being Earnest For The Church

2 Corinthians 11:28-29

Besides those things that are outside, there is that which presses on me daily, anxiety for all the assemblies.

Discipline Of The Church

1 Timothy 1:3

As I urged you when I was going into Macedonia, stay at Ephesus that you might command certain men not to teach a different doctrine,

elders, in the church

Acts 15:4

When they had come to Jerusalem, they were received by the assembly and the apostles and the elders, and they reported all things that God had done with them.

Joy, Of The Church

Luke 2:8-11

There were shepherds in the same country staying in the field, and keeping watch by night over their flock.

Teaching In The Church

Acts 5:21

When they heard this, they entered into the temple about daybreak, and taught. But the high priest came, and those who were with him, and called the council together, and all the senate of the children of Israel, and sent to the prison to have them brought.

The Church As The Elect

Ephesians 1:4-13

even as he chose us in him before the foundation of the world, that we would be holy and without blemish before him in love;

The Church Scattered

Acts 8:1-3

Saul was consenting to his death. A great persecution arose against the assembly which was in Jerusalem in that day. They were all scattered abroad throughout the regions of Judea and Samaria, except for the apostles.

Wise Men In The Church

Matthew 23:34

Therefore, behold, I send to you prophets, wise men, and scribes. Some of them you will kill and crucify; and some of them you will scourge in your synagogues, and persecute from city to city;